Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Tryptase, Serum/Plasma

Test Name: Tryptase, Serum/Plasma
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: 5 mL Gold top Vacutainer tube or 6 mL Red top Vacutainer tube

Plasma is also acceptable. 4.5 mL Green Vacutainer (Li Heparin)

Pediatric:
0-2 years: Red 0.5 mL Microtainer
2-10 years: 2 mL Red top tube
Collection Information: Minimum volume required for testing is 1 mL.

Separate ASAP.

To assess anaphylaxis, collect specimen between 15-180 minutes after suspected anaphylactic event. To assess systemic mastocytosis or mast cell activation syndrome, collect the specimen at any time.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Referred out Monday-Thursday
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
15 days
Stat
N/A
 
Reference Range: 3.8 11.4 g/L
Effective Date: 2009-02-27
Revised Date: 2020-06-22
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: Fluorescent Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Store and ship frozen. Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles.
System Codes: 
Cerner
TRY
 
Referred To: In-Common Laboratories Inc.

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